WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Brightline/Florida East Coast railroad crossing arms malfunctioned Thursday morning from Banyan Boulevard to Okeechobee Boulevard, causing major headaches for downtown drivers.
At 8:54 a.m., West Palm Beach police said the crossing arms are now working again.
Drivers on Okeechobee Boulevard, Interstate 95 and Banyan Boulevard were impacted by the malfunction.
Update: Banyan Blvd. & Okeechobee Blvd. are functioning properly. https://t.co/2yxUORngD8— West Palm Beach PD (@WestPalmPD) April 25, 2019
AND THEY’RE UP! Crossing arms are now working at 3rd Street and Clematis in Downtown West Palm Beach after malfunctioning for an hour and a half. Morning traffic is now *slowly* crossing through @WPTV pic.twitter.com/qabd8gsOYm— Alanna Quillen (@AlannaWPTV) April 25, 2019
Traffic alert, FEC railroad gates downtown are malfunctioning. Drivers can cross the tracks at Palm Beach Lake Blvd.— West Palm Beach PD (@WestPalmPD) April 25, 2019